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Verlander parents signing book in Wixom on Sunday

Verlander parents signing book in Wixom on Sunday

Richard and Kathy Verlander, the parents of Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, will be holding a book signing at the Total Sports Complex in Wixom, on Sunday, Nov. 9.The duo are authors of the 2012 book "Rocks Across the Pond: Lessons learned. Stories Told." which details the raising of Justin and his younger brother, Ben. They'll be selling (and personalizing) copies of the book from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Contact Total Sports Wixom (30990 S. Wixom Road) at 248-669-9817 for more information.
Victor Martinez named Tiger of the Year

Victor Martinez named Tiger of the Year

Victor Martinez was named the 2014 Tiger of the Year by a vote of the Detroit chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America.The results were announced Tuesday, with Martinez receiving 17 of 21 first-place votes.Martinez becomes the first designated hitter to win the award, and the first player not named Miguel Cabrera (four times) or Justin Verlander (twice) to win it since Magglio Ordonez did in 2007.Cabrera, Ian Kinsler, J.D. Martinez and Max Scherzer received one first-place vote each.The award will be commemorated by a plaque given to Martinez next season.Here are the past...

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